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Steven Pesanka, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety LGBT Anger management Depression ADHD
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About me

I am licensed in Hawaii with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, anger management, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

6yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Hoarding, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Prejudice and Discrimination, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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Steven is really a great guy! Super understanding and willing to listen! Always feel a lot better after talking to him!

Written on Jan 14, 2023 after therapy with Steven for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes